Human Resources Officer

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
$72,832 - $80,983
Closing date
May 22, 2022

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(HEO5) $72,832 to $80,983 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term, full-time opportunity available for 12 months.

Be part of a new HR Operations team providing University wide, customer centric HR Services to a broad range of stakeholders, whilst playing a pivotal role in driving continuous improvement and standardisation of HR Operational Services.

The University of Adelaide is seeking to appoint a HR Officer to join a dynamic, newly formed team who has a passion for service delivery and business process improvement. An individual who continuously pursues opportunities to re-design, simplify and improve the service delivery model.

The role is responsible for the provision of HR Operational Services and coordinating a broad range of activities across all areas of the employment lifecycle. This includes the coordination of end to end employment contractual arrangements for fixed term, continuing and casual staff; the delivery of Faculty based administrative processes and supporting hiring managers for contract renewals and direct appointment.

The HR Officer will also manage HR records within the core HR Systems ensuring high levels of data integrity and contribute to the review and development of HR Systems and business processes.

This role would suit someone who is excited about the challenges associated with working in a complex organisation.

To be successful you will need:
  • Extensive knowledge of HR practices and HRIS systems including experience in providing HR operational services and support in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply work independently, apply sound judgements and problem solving in the application of HR policies, procedures, guidelines and systems.
  • Proven ability to influence outcomes in the delivery of procedurally compliant services.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating both verbally and in writing in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to delivery client centric results.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 25 May 2022.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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